Publications

Book and Journal Publications

B. Bozkurt, B. Karaçalı, 2015, "A computational analysis of Turkish makam music based on a probabilistic characterization of segmented phrases”, Journal of Mathematics and Music, 9:1, pp. 1-22.

B. Bozkurt, 2015, " Computational analysis of overall melodic progression for Turkish Makam Music", in "Penser l’improvisation" edited by Mondher Ayari, ISBN: 9782752102485, Delatour France, Sampzon.

B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, B. Karacali, E. Ünal, 2014, "Usul and Makam driven automatic melodic segmentation for Turkish music”, Journal of New Music Research, 43:4, pp. 375-389.

B. Bozkurt, R. Ayangil, A. Holzapfel, 2014, "Computational Analysis of Turkish Makam Music: Review of State-of-the-Art and Challenges”, Journal of New Music Research, 43:1, pp. 3-23.

E. Ünal, B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, 2014, “A hierarchical approach for statistical classification of Turkish Makam Music, using symbolic data”, Journal of New Music Research, 43:1, pp. 132-146.

B. Bozkurt, 2014, "Pitch Histogram based analysis of Makam Music in Turkey", in "Les corpus de l'oralité" edited by Mondher Ayari and Antonio Lai, ISSN: 1950-036X, Delatour France, Sampzon.

Y. B. Tamer, B. Bozkurt, 2013, "A microtonal tuning method: Test & discussion on the use of microtonal intervals for the performance of traditional Turkish music", Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies (JIMS), 7 (1): 73-88.

B. Bozkurt, 2012, "A System for Tuning Instruments using Recorded Music Instead of Theory-Based Frequency Presets", Computer Music Journal, 36:3, pp. 43–56, Fall.

T. Drugman, B.Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2012, "A Comparative Study of Glottal Source Estimation Techniques", Computer Speech and Language, Volume 26, Issue 1, January, Pages 20-34.

A. C. Gedik, B. Bozkurt & C. Çırak, 2012 "A computational study on divergence between theory and practice of tanbur fretting.", Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies (JIMS), 6 (1): 87-113.


T. Drugman, B.Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2011, "Causal-Anticausal Decomposition of Speech using Complex Cepstrum for Glottal Source Estimation", Speech Communication, Volume 53, Issue 6, July 2011, Pages 855-866.

T. Drugman, B.Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2010, "Glottal Source Estimation Using an Automatic Chirp Decomposition", in " Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing", LNCS 5933, 35-42, edited by R. Goebel, J. Siekmann, and W.Wahlster, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11509-7_5, ISBN: 3-642-11508-X, Springer, NewYork.

A. C. Gedik, B.Bozkurt, 2010, "Pitch Frequency Histogram Based Music Information Retrieval for Turkish Music ", Signal Processing, vol.10, pp.1049-1063. (doi:10.106/j.sigpro.2009.06.017)

A. Holzapfel, Y. Stylianou, A.C. Gedik, B. Bozkurt, 2010, "Three Dimensions Of Pitched Instrument Onset Detection", IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech and Language Procesing, vol.18/6, pp.1517-1527.

A. C. Gedik, B.Bozkurt, 2009,"Evaluation of the Makam Scale Theory of Arel for Music Information Retrieval on Traditional Turkish Art Music", Journal of New Music Research, 38:2,pp. 103-116.

B. Bozkurt, O. Yarman, M.K.Karaosmanoglu, C. Akkoc, 2009, "Weighing Diverse Theoretical Models On Turkish Maqam Music Against Pitch Measurements: A Comparison Of Peaks Automatically Derived From Frequency Histograms With Proposed Scale Tones", Journal of New Music Research, 38:1,pp. 45-70.

T. Dutoit, B. Bozkurt, 2009, "Speech Synthesis" in "Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics" Edited by D. Havelock, S. Kuwano,M. Vorländer, Springer Verlag. ISBN: 978-0-387-77698-9.

B. Bozkurt, 2008, "An automatic pitch analysis method for Turkish maqam music", Journal of New Music Research, Volume 37, Issue 1, pages 1-13.

N. d'Alessandro, O. Babacan, B. Bozkurt, T. Dubuisson, A. Holzapfel, L. Kessous, A. Moinet, M. Vlieghe, 2008, "RAMCESS 2.X framework - expressive voice analysis for realtime and accurate synthesis of singing", Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 2008.( doi: 10.1007/s12193-008-0010-4)

C. d'Alessandro, B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, T. Dutoit, N. Henrich, V. N. Tuan, N. Sturmel, 2008, "Phase-Based Methods for Voice Source Analysis", in "Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing", LNCS 4885, pp 1-27, edited by Chetouani, M.; Hussain, A.; Gas, B.; Milgram, M.; Zarader, J.-L., Springer Verlag. ISBN 978-3-540-77346-7.

B. Bozkurt, L. Couvreur, T. Dutoit, 2007, "Chirp group delay analysis of speech signals", Speech Communication, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 159-176.

B. Bozkurt, L. Couvreur, T. Dutoit, 2007, "Spectral analysis of speech signals using chirp group delay", in "Progress in Nonlinear Speech Processing" LNCS 4391, pp 41-57, edited by Y. Stylianou, M. Faundez-Zanuy, A. Eposito Springer Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-540-71503-0.

B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, T. Dutoit, 2005, " Zeros of Z-Transform (ZZT) representation with application to source-filter separation in speech ", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 12, no. 4, pp.344-347.

B. Bozkurt, F. Severin, T. Dutoit, 2005, "An Algorithm to Estimate Anticausal Glottal Flow Component from Speech Signals", LNAI 3445, pp 338-343, edited by G. Chollet, A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, and M. Marinaro, Springer Verlag.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, R. Prudon, C. D'Alessandro, V. Pagel, 2004, "Chapter 1: Reducing discontinuities at synthesis time for corpus-based speech synthesis", in Text To Speech Synthesis: New Paradigms and Advances, S. Narayanan, A. Alwan, ed., Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN 0-13145661-X.

Conference Publications

H.S. Atlı, B. Bozkurt, S. Şentürk, 2015, “Automatic tonic identification method for Turkish makam music“, 5th Int. Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Haz.10-12, Paris.

M. Atıcı, B. Bozkurt, S. Şentürk. 2015, "A Culture-Specific Analysis Software for Makam Music Traditions". 5th Int. Workshop on Folk Music Analysis. (FMA), Haz.10-12, Paris.

B.O. Simsek, A. Akan, B Bozkurt, 2015, "Fundamental frequency estimation for monophonical Turkish music by using VMD", IEEE 23. Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı (SIU), Mayıs 16-19, Malatya.

H. S. Atlı, B. Uyar, S. Şentürk, B. Bozkurt and X.  Serra. "Audio Feature Extraction for Exploring Turkish Makam Music". 3rd International Conference on Audio Technologies for Music and Media, Nov. 12th 2014, Ankara (Turkey).

B. Uyar, H. Sercan Atlı, S. Şentürk, B. Bozkurt, and X. Serra. “Corpora for Computational Research of Turkish Makam Music”. 1st International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop, Sept. 12th 2014, London (UK).

B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, N. D. Dişiaçık, 2014, “A computational approach to representing melodic progression (seyir) for Turkish makam music”, 3rd International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM), 1-4 July, London.

M. K. Karaosmanoglu, B. Bozkurt, A. Holzapfel, N. D. Dişiaçık, 2014, “A symbolic dataset of Turkish makam music phrases”, Folk Music Analysis (FMA) workshop, 12-13 June, Istanbul.

B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, B. Karaçalı, E. Ünal, 2014, “Türk makam müziği notaları için otomatik ezgi bölütleme", IEEE 22. Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı (SIU), 23-25-Apr., Trabzon.

B. Tamer, B. Bozkurt, 2013, ”A system for matching the tuning in a recording", Audio Technologies for Music and Media International Conf., Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Ankara.

E. Ünal, B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, 2012, ”N-gram Based Statistical Makam Detection on Makam Music in Turkey Using Symbolic Data", Proc. ISMIR, 8-12 Oct., Porto.

E. Ünal, B. Bozkurt, M. K. Karaosmanoglu, 2012, ”Incorporating Features of Distribution and Progression for Automatic Makam Classification.", Proc. 2nd CompMusic Workshop, 12-13 July, Istanbul.

B. Bozkurt, 2012, "Features for Analysis of Makam Music.", Proc. 2nd CompMusic Workshop, 12-13 July, Istanbul.

A. Holzapfel, B. Bozkurt, 2012, ”Metrical Strength and Contradiction in Turkish Makam Music.", Proc. 2nd CompMusic Workshop, 12-13 July, Istanbul.

B. Bozkurt, 2012, "A recording-driven musical instrument tuner system without use of theoretical presets for tone frequencies", Proc. FRSM (International Symposium on "Frontiers of Research on Speech and Music"), Gurgaon, India.

B. Bozkurt, 2011, "Pitch Histogram based analysis of Makam Music in Turkey", Proc. Les corpus de l’oralité, 24-25 Nov., Strasbourg.

B. Bozkurt, A. C. Gedik, M.K.Karaosmanoglu, 2011, "Klasik Türk Müziði Ýçin Otomatik Notaya Dökme Sistemi", Proc. SIU, Sinyal Ýþleme Uygulamalarý, Antalya.

T. Drugman, B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2010, "Analyse et Modification de la Qualité Vocale basée sur l’Excitation", Proc. JEP, Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, 25-28 May 2010, Mons, Belgium.

A. C. Gedik, B.Bozkurt, C. Cirak, 2009, "A Study of Fret Positions of Tanbur Based on Automatic Estimates From Audio Recordings", Proc. CIM09 (Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology), 26-29 Oct., Paris.

T. Drugman, B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2009, "Complex Cepstrum-based Decomposition of Speech for Glottal Source Estimation", Accepted for Interspeech 2009, 6-10 September, Brighton.

T. Drugman, B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2009, "Chirp Decomposition of Speech Signals for Glottal Source Estimation", Proc. NOLISP (ISCA Workshop on Non-Linear Speech Processing) 2009, 27-27 June, Barcelona.

B. Bozkurt, A. C. Gedik, M.K.Karaosmanoglu, 2009, "Türk Müziði için Müzik Bilgi Eriþimi: problemler, çözüm önerileri ve araçlar", Proc. SIU, Sinyal Isleme Uygulamalari, Antalya.

A. C. Gedik, B.Bozkurt, 2008, " Automatic Classification of Taksim Recordings in Turkish Makam Music", Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, 2-6 July 2008, Thessaloniki/Greece.

B. Bozkurt, L. Couvreur, 2005, "On the use of phase information for speech recognition", Proc. EUSIPCO, European Signal Processing Conference, Antalya (Turkey).

F. Severin, B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2005, "HNR extraction in voiced speech, oriented towards voice quality analysis", Proc. EUSIPCO, European Signal Processing Conference, Antalya (Turkey).

Z. Hammal, B. Bozkurt, L. Couvreur, D. Unay, A. Caplier, T. Dutoit, 2005, "Passive versus active: vocal classification system", Proc. EUSIPCO, European Signal Processing Conference, Antalya (Turkey).

N. D'Alessandro, B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, R. Sebbe, 2005, "MaxMBROLA: A Max/MSP MBROLA-Based Tool for Real-Time Voice Synthesis", Proc. EUSIPCO, European Signal Processing Conference, Antalya (Turkey).

O. Turk, M. Schroeder, B.Bozkurt, L.M.Arslan, 2005, " Voice Quality Interpolation for Emotional Text-to-Speech Synthesis", Proc. Interspeech, Lisbon (Portugal).

B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, T. Dutoit, 2004, "Zeros of Z-Transform (ZZT) decomposition of speech for source-tract separation", Proc. ICSLP, International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Jeju Island (Korea).

B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, T. Dutoit, 2004, "A method for glottal formant frequency estimation", Proc. ICSLP, International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Jeju Island (Korea).

B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, T. Dutoit, 2004, "Improved differential phase spectrum processing for formant tracking", Proc. ICSLP, International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Jeju Island (Korea).

B. Bozkurt, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, T. Dutoit, 2004, "Appropriate windowing for group delay analysis and roots of Z-transform of speech signals", Proc. EUSIPCO, European Signal Processing Conference, Vienna (Austria).

O. Ozturk, B. Bozkurt, T. Ciloglu, T. Dutoit, 2003, "Acgozlu algoritma kullanilarak turkce metin veritabani hazirlanmasi", Proc. SIU, Sinyal Isleme Uygulamalari, Istanbul.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, 2003, "Mixed-Phase Speech Modeling and Formant Estimation, Using Differential Phase Spectrums", Proc. VOQUAL, Isca Workshop on Voice Quality, Geneva, pp 21-24.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, O. Ozturk, 2003, "Text Design For TTS Speech Corpus Building Using A Modified Greedy Selection", Proc. EUROSPEECH, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Geneva, pp 277-280.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, V. Pagel, 2002, "Synthèse vocale par sélection d'unité: une méthode pour la redéfinition de la courbe intonative", Proc. JEP, Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, pp 121-124, Nancy.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, C. D'Alessandro, V. Pagel, R. Prudon, 2002, "Improving Quality of MBROLA SYnthesis for Non-Uniform Units Synthesis", Proc. of the IEEE TTS 2002 Workshop, Santa Monica, September 2002.

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, V. Pagel, 2002, "Re-defining intonation from selected units for non-uniform units based speech synthesis", Proc. of SPS-2002 IEEE Benelux Signal Processing Symposium, Leuven, March 2002.

B. Bozkurt, M. Bagein, T. Dutoit, "From MBROLA to NU-MBROLA", Proc. 4th ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech Synthesis, Blair Atholl, Scotland, 2001.

B.Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, "An implementation and evaluation of two diphone-based synthesizers for Turkish", Proc. 4th ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech Synthesis,Blair Atholl, Scotland, 2001.

Other

B. Bozkurt, 2006, "New Spectral Methods for the Analysis of Source/Filter characteristics of speech signals", Presses Universitaires de Louvain, SIMILAR Collection, ISBN 2-87463-013-6. (Published PhD Thesis)

X. Serra, P. Rao, H. Murthy, B. Bozkurt (Editors), "Proceedings of the 2nd CompMusic Workshop", Istanbul, 2012.

Patents

B. Bozkurt, T. Dutoit, B. Doval, C. D'Alessandro, "Method for estimating resonance frequencies", US2006229868.